Demolition scene. (File photo)
Israeli bulldozers on Thursday demolished several Palestinian structures in Deir Nidham village, northwest of Ramallah, according to local sources.
Israeli troops stormed al-Husa neighborhood and preventing Palestinians’ access to the area.
A bulldozer razed residential structures and shacks belonging to Palestinian Bedouins.
Deir Nidham is a Palestinian village in the Ramallah and al-Bireh Governorate in the central occupied West Bank. It is located approximately 23 kilometers (14 mi) northwest of the city of Ramallah and its elevation is 590 meters (1,940 ft). According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) 2007 census, the town had a population of 879.
Since the Six-Day Israeli war in 1967, Deir Nidham has been under Israeli occupation. The population in the 1967 census conducted by the Israeli authorities was 216.
After the 1995 accords, 4.7% of village land is defined as Area B land, while the remaining 95.3 is defined as Area C. In 1997, Israel confiscated 604 dunums of village land for the Israeli settlement of Halamish.